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Henry Fenton Named a Lawyer of the Year by California Lawyer

Henry Fenton was listed as a “Lawyer of the Year” by California Lawyer in its December 1998 issue. He was recognized for his role in reshaping HMOs and his work in the precedent-setting case of Potvin v. Metropolitan Life Insurance, Co. Named alongside other leading lawyers in California, Henry was described as, “trying to take a scalpel to the managed health care industry.” Click on "Download PDF" to read the full article....

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Fenton Law Group Provides Legal Tips to Physician Magazine

Fenton Law Group recently provided legal tips for the June 2015 issue of Physician Magazine. The pieces of advice focused on practice management and covered issues such as HIPAA training for employees, what to do when contracted by a medical investigator, billing patients for co-pays and deductibles, among others. Click on "Download PDF" to view the article....

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Henry Fenton Featured in The Recorder

Henry Fenton was featured in Mike McKee’s The Recorder piece “HMOs Swallow A Bitter Pill,” which covered the major impact his success in the Potvin v. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. case has had on the managed-care industry. In the ruling that challenged managed-care companies’ right to terminate physicians without cause, the Second District Court of Appeal agreed with Mr. Fenton and held that doctors contracting managed-care companies are entitled to the same fair hearing procedures afforded physicians on hospital medial staffs. Click on "Download PDF" to read th...

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A Discussion of Various Provisions of The Health Care Quality Improvement Act- Whittier Law Review

Henry Fenton’s analysis “A Discussion of Various Provisions of the Health Care Quality Improvement Act” was published in Volume 11 of the Whittier Law Review. In the piece, Henry outlines the Act’s provisions, which pertain to all of the immunities, presumptions, standards, and notice and hearing procedures available under the Act. Click on "Download PDF" to view the full piece....

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The Hospital Medical Staff: What Is Its Future?- Whittier Law Review

Henry Fenton’s co-authored piece “The Hospital Medical Staff: What Is Its Future?” appeared in Volume 16 of the Whittier Law Review. Writing with Mark A. Kadzielski, Esq. and Daniel A. Lange, M.D., Henry discussed potential future changes concerning physicians’ rights, including integration between hospital medical staff functions and credentialing in outpatient settings and the extension of the medical staff model. Click on "Download PDF" to view the full article....

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Unnatural Deselection: Fired health plan doctors are seeking due process- California Lawyer

Henry Fenton was quoted in Loren Stein's California Lawyer article "Unnatural Deselection: Fired health plan doctors are seeking due process," which discussed physicians' efforts to fight back against unwarranted terminations. The article cited Henry's landmark Potvin v. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. case., in which the Second District Court of Appeal ruled that managed health care plans could not drop doctors from provider panels without affording them due process. "[Potvin] was totally dedicated to his patients and supremely honest and straightforward," Henry said. "A ...

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Dr. Potvin’s attorney shows how precedent is made in contesting terminations without cause – California Physician

Henry Fenton's article "Dr. Potvin's attorney shows how precedent is made in contesting terminations without cause" was featured in the August 1997 issue California Physician. In the article, Henry discusses the major impact his case Potvin v. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. has had on the managed health care industry. To read the full article, click on "Download PDF."...

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Medical Board Forgoing Due Process – LACMA Physician

Henry Fenton’s article “Medical Board Forgoing Due Process?” was featured in the January 1994 issue of Los Angeles County Medical Association (LACMA) Physician. The article discusses physician’s constitutional rights in Medical Board investigations, hearings, and appeals. Click on "Download PDF" to view the article....

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Physicians are entitled to fair procedure in medical staff disciplinary cases- LACMA Physician

Henry Fenton’s piece “Physicians are entitled to fair procedure in medical staff disciplinary cases” was featured in the March 1992 issue of Los Angeles County Medical Association (LACMA) Physician. The article examines how physicians’ medical staff privileges can be affected by denial of fair procedure. Click on "Download PDF" to read the entire article....

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Medi-Cal Providers latest targets of aggressive MBC- LACMA Physician

Henry Fenton’s article “Medi-Cal Providers latest targets of aggressive MBC” was published in Los Angeles County Medical Association (LACMA) Physician’s November 1996 issue. The article studies the aggressiveness of the Medical Board in penalizing physicians....

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